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==Human Fetal Head Week 12==
 
==Human Fetal Head Week 12==
  
Selected medial head (12 weeks) view showing key features of head musculoskeletal and neurological development. Note extensive nasal cartilage, nasal conchae, pituitary, secondary palate, oral cavity, tongue, mandible, hyoid, choana, oropharynx. Also note the developing tongue musculature and its mandibular attachment site.
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This mid-line section through the early fetal head (12 weeks) shows features of the developing {{skull}}, {{neural}} (brain), face, mouth, pharynx and neck.
  
  
{{Fetal head 12 week}}  
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! Neural System
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! Endocrine
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! Skeletal System
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! Muscle
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* [[Neural_System_Development|central nervous system]].
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* {{hypothalamus}}
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* {{lamina terminalis}} (site of anterior neuropore closure).
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* [[Neural_-_Ventricular_System_Development|fourth ventricle]], ventricular space behind the pons and medulla.
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* brainstem - {{pons}} and {{medulla oblongata}}
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* basilar artery - lying ventral to the pons
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* {{hypothalamus}}
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* {{pituitary}} sitting in the sella turcica.
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** note remnant of Rathke's pouch still visible on floor of developing sella turcica (cartilage)
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* {{cartilage}} - {{skull}} septum of the nose.
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* {{bone}} - [[Respiratory_System_-_Upper_Respiratory_Tract|upper respiratory]] ossifying nasal concha.
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* {{bone}} - [[Palate_Development|hard palate]] roof of mouth.
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* {{cartilage}} - base of skull and vertebra.
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* {{bone}} - {{mandible}}.
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* {{axial skeleton}} - vertebra, axis and atlas.
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* [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Muscle_Development|muscle]] - {{tongue}}, attached to mandible, note foramen cecum.
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* {{muscle}} - soft {{palate}} back of mouth.
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** genioglossus muscle - attached to mandible
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** geniohyoideus muscle - attaching hyoid bone to mandible
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This mid-line section through the fetal head shows features of the developing skull and the brain, face and mouth.
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{{Fetal head 12 week}}
===Neural===
 
* developing brain and brainstem.
 
* lamina terminalis (site of anterior neuropore closure).
 
* fourth ventricle.
 
* developing pituitary sitting in the sella turcica.
 
===Musculoskeletal===
 
* cartilage - septum of the nose.
 
* bone - ossifying nasal concha.
 
* bone - palate roof of mouth.
 
* cartilage - soft palate back of mouth.
 
* cartilage - base of skull and vertebra.
 
* muscle - tongue, attached to mandible, note foramen cecum.
 
* bone - mandible.
 
  
  
:'''Links:''' [[:File:Fetal head section.jpg|Image - Head histology]] | [[:File:Fetal head medial.jpg|Image - Head medial cartilage/bone]] | [[:File:Fetal head lateral.jpg|Image - Head lateral cartilage/bone]] | [[Head Development]] | [[Gastrointestinal Tract Development]] | [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Skull_Development|Skull Development]] | [[Musculoskeletal_System_-_Bone_Development|Bone Development]]
 
  
 
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[[Category:Human Fetus]] [[Category:Week 12]] [[Category:Musculoskeletal]] [[Category:Tongue]] [[Category:Bone]] [[Category:Cartilage]] [[Category:Neural]] [[Category:Head]]  [[Category:Skull]] [[Category:Pituitary]]
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[[Category:Human Fetus]] [[Category:Week 12]] [[Category:Musculoskeletal]] [[Category:Tongue]] [[Category:Bone]] [[Category:Cartilage]] [[Category:Neural]] [[Category:Head]]  [[Category:Skull]] [[Category:Pituitary]][[Category:Palate]]

Latest revision as of 10:15, 20 February 2019

Human Fetal Head Week 12

This mid-line section through the early fetal head (12 weeks) shows features of the developing skull, neural (brain), face, mouth, pharynx and neck.


Neural System Endocrine Skeletal System Muscle
  • hypothalamus‎
  • pituitary sitting in the sella turcica.
    • note remnant of Rathke's pouch still visible on floor of developing sella turcica (cartilage)
  • muscle - tongue, attached to mandible, note foramen cecum.
  • muscle - soft palate back of mouth.
    • genioglossus muscle - attached to mandible
    • geniohyoideus muscle - attaching hyoid bone to mandible


12 Week Images: Sagittal unlabeled | Sagittal labeled | Sagittal medial view | Sagittal lateral view | Pituitary unlabeled | Pituitary labeled | Tongue | Skull Development | Head Development


Image Source: Prof Virginia Diewert


Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2020, October 23) Embryology Fetal head section 01.jpg. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/File:Fetal_head_section_01.jpg

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12:11, 18 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 12:11, 18 March 2012965 × 660 (118 KB)Z8600021 (talk | contribs)==Human Fetal Head Week 12== Selected medial head (12 weeks) view showing key features of head musculoskeletal and neurological development. Note extensive nasal cartilage, nasal conchae, pituitary, secondary palate, oral cavity, tongue, mandible, hyoid,